[pypy-dev] Re: Extending the ObjectSpace Concept

Michael Hudson mwh at python.net
Mon May 5 20:41:30 CEST 2003

roccomoretti at netscape.net (Rocco Moretti) writes:

> Which sort of leads me to the reason I got on this train of thought. Over 
> the past couple of weeks I've been trying to fix the remaining bugs in the 
> trivial object space. Some of them seem to stem (at least in part) to the 
> lack of a separate sys/builtins module for the application level code. (As 
> was mentioned earlier by mwh). I've attempted to fix it by special casing 
> the builtin __import__(). However, in order to do so, __import__() needs 
> to be able to call out to interpreter level python functions. With the 
> current TrivialObjectSpace, that's impossible as all python functions are 
> run through the pypy interpreter.

Yes!  I ran into this a few weeks back but then forgot exactly what
the issue was :-(

> Does any of this sound reasonable? I tried to explain it well, but I'm 
> quite sure I failed, so if you have any questions, please ask. 

No, your description of the problem and solution made much sense over

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